Paying for rejection

Job seeker paying for rejection letter!?

I thought when I got rejection letters that the market was bad. When I began getting rejection postcards, it stung my ego, but I understand the slow economy and the expense of a job searches to companies. But now that I am being asked to pay for my own rejection letters, I think this is more than humbling!

The last few applications I've sent in have been requesting a self-addressed stamped envelope. Frankly, due to the number of applications I send in a week, I had forgotten about the request until today. I grabbed the mail expecting the usual bills and mass mailings when I saw something I had mailed myself. Wondering what it could be I opened it to find I had paid postage on my own rejection letter.

Now I do believe one should pay their way in life and I would love to be employed but the expense of a job search is substantial. It is getting to the point where I am choosing between electricity and, well, apparently rejection postage. Don't worry, the bruise on my ego will heal well before my budget does!

If you have a place of business in Vancouver and are interested in hiring an out of work mom with a law degree, mba, and background in accounting, feel free to email me at hare6168@yahoo.com. Feel free to send the rejection letters to the same place. It will save both of us money!

Shari

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Chuckster says ... on Sunday, Apr 12 at 5:33 PM

You wouldn't want to work for a cheap outfit like that anyway. Slime, Pure Slime.

cyndi says ... on Monday, Apr 13 at 1:07 PM

you could always reject the rejection letter and have it returned for postage due

hare6168 says ... on Tuesday, Apr 14 at 11:10 PM

Thanks Chuckster...that slimy company happened to be clark county

lee98632 says ... on Sunday, Jun 24 at 12:53 AM

I would be taking them to court, that seems to me both illegal and immoral.

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